Microscopy Specialist position at Central European Institute of Technology, Brno

The Director of Central European Institute of Technology (CEITEC MU) opens a position

MICROSCOPY SPECIALIST

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Description

CELLIM – Cellular Imaging Core Facility is a light microscopy facility of CEITEC MU. Main role is to provide access to state-of-the-art light microscopy techniques and instruments, together with user training and support during all steps of imaging experiment. More information about facility can be found at https://www.ceitec.eu/cellular-imaging/cf119.

Currently we are looking for an experienced microscopist, who would be responsible for user assistance and training, microscopes maintenance and developing/performing advanced imaging methods using facility instruments.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide training and assistance to facility users with all steps of imaging experiments - experimental design, sample preparation, selection of appropriate imaging method/instrument, and image acquisition using all facility instruments
  • help with troubleshooting at all levels – from sample preparation to image acquisition
  • performing cleaning and maintenance of facility instruments
  • teaching microscopy methods on workshops and courses organized by CELLIM
  • participating in CELLIM daily operations
  • keeping up to date with newest microscopy developments

Requirements:

• Msc or PhD degree in life science, physics or related field
• good knowledge of different imaging methods and modalities – widefield, confocal microscopy, FRET, FRAP, lightsheet microscopy, SIM, localization microscopy etc…
• experience with image analysis tools such as Imaris, ImageJ/Fiji, CellProfiler, ZEN is an advantage
• ability to work in service oriented mode
• willing of learning new methods of microscopy
• excellent interpersonal and communication skills
• good communication in english language

We offer:

• Work on various projects on the state-of-the-art light microscopes
• MU employment benefit
• Starting date, September 2019
• Length of contract – 1 year, with the possibility of extensions

Anticipated start date:
September 2019

For further information, please contact Mgr. Milan Ešner, Ph.D., Head of Cellular Imaging Core Facility: milan.esner@ceitec.muni.cz

Please send the application (Letter of motivation, CV with description of required skills and
contact details of two references) by e-mail to recruitment@ceitec.muni.cz

Please quote the “Microscopy specialist” position in the subject.